At the Record Shop Café...

... what have you been listening to? The new Bob Dylan album? You can buy it through the Althouse Portal to Amazon if you can't find your way to a local store. It's #1 at Amazon, by the way. Feel free to write about any topic in the comments. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Music, Shopping, Law, Bob Dylan, Madison, Murals, Ann Althouse, Record Shop Café

PizzaRev shutters all but 2 of its LA County locations amid COVID-19 fallout

PizzaRev, a Westlake Village-based build-your-own pizza chain, has closed all of its Los Angeles County locations except for Palmdale and Rowland Heights as a result of financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company hasn’t formally addressed the closures and could not be reached for comment Monday. But when an Instagram reader expressed dismay over the closures in a May 16 post, PizzaRev responded by saying, “We are bummed about it as well. Definitely a hard decision. We appreciate th...
Tags: Business, News, Instagram, Virginia, Restaurants, Sport, Customers, Chicago, Soccer, Valencia, Tuscany, Northridge, McDonald, Los Angeles County, Corona, LA County

Big outdoor brands join #StopHateForProfit campaign, boycott Facebook and Instagram ads

As corporations fall over themselves to perform their mostly abrupt commitments to racial justice, a few companies are seizing the moment to call out Facebook for its own failings. A handful of the biggest names in outdoor gear have suspended ads across Facebook and Instagram for the month of July as part of #StopHateforProfit, an accountability campaign demanding a set of changes from Facebook around racism, misinformation and other harmful content on its platform. Outdoor retail giants R...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Instagram, Advertising Tech, America, Tech, Patagonia, Breitbart News, North Face, Rei, Trump, Facebook Instagram, George Floyd

Digital Trends Live: WWDC begins, Apple re-closes some stores, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live we break down the top tech stories, including the kick-off of WWDC.
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Photography, Trends, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live, Fujifilm X-T200, Wwdc 2020

Instagram Ads Can Now Be Created Without Linking to a Facebook Ad Account

After taking several steps to fully integrate Instagram into the Facebook ecosystem, both in terms of branding and advertising tools, a feature introduced Monday seems to go directly against that grain. Instagram Monday added the ability for businesses to run ads on its platform without connecting to a Facebook ad account, saying that the feature...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Advertising, Social Pro Daily

Patagonia joins advertising boycott against Facebook

Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia said it is joining the #StopHateForProfit boycott against Facebook (and Instagram, owned by Facebook) because Facebook continues to promote "hateful lies and dangerous propaganda." Last week three other major brands, The North Face, REI, and Upwork, joined the boycott and suspended all advertising on Facebook. On Sunday, Patagonia tweeted, "Patagonia is proud to join the Stop Hate for Profit campaign. We will pull all ads on Facebook and Instagram, effective immed...
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Instagram, America, Cnn, Patagonia, Los Angeles Times, Upwork, ADL, Greenblatt, Jonathan Greenblatt, Facebook On Sunday Patagonia

Capsule’s video Q&A platform helps brands reach their community in the post-COVID era

A new startup called Capsule has launched a new way for brands to create original video content with their community in the form of Q&As. But unlike a simple Instagram Stories’ Q&A session, Capsule provides a full platform for designing the Q&A session, branding the content, curating the responses from users and tracking the resulting data. But the most notable feature is Capsule’s automated editing process that adds branding, effects and music to the final product, allowing brands to skip the p...
Tags: Instagram, Tech, Netflix, Will Ferrell, Phhhoto, Bennett, Okayafrica, HYPNO, Champ Bennett, Netflix Samsung, Bennett Capsule, Russell Armand, Joseph Jorgensen

Patagonia is the latest company to boycott Facebook over 'hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform'

Patagonia is the latest major brand to boycott Facebook, joining a coalition led by civil rights groups protesting Facebook's policies on content moderation and hate speech. The company announced Sunday that it will pull all ads from Facebook and Instagram through the end of July, "pending meaningful action" from Facebook. Facebook has drawn backlash for its refusal to fact-check or remove Donald Trump's posts that contain false statements or phrases like "when the looting starts, the shooting...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, Patagonia, Naacp, Donald Trump, North Face, Business Insider, Trump, HARRIS, Facebook Facebook, Interpublic Group, IPG Mediabrands, Everson, Facebook VP

Canva raises $60 million on a $6 billion valuation

Sydney-based Canva, the design platform for non-designers, has today announced the close of a $60 million funding round, bringing its valuation to $6 billion, according to the company. The startup has raised a total of more than $300 million, including this latest round of financing, from investors like Bond, General Catalyst, Sequoia, Felicis Ventures, and Blackbird Ventures . Canva COO and cofounder Cliff Obrecht explained that the round was 10x oversubscribed with interest from angels an...
Tags: Travel, Startups, TC, Enterprise, Instagram, Funding, Sydney, Sequoia Capital, Canva, Google Classroom, Dropbox Google, Blackbird Ventures, FedEx Office, Google Slides, Obrecht, Sequoia Capital China

We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #496

Facebook Gaming debuts monetisation options Facebook Gaming has . Those who have reached at least 250 ‘returning weekly viewers’ (part of the Level Up programme) will now be able to access Fan Subscriptions, enabling fans to pledge a monthly donation. Partnered gaming creators now have access to Live Ads, including formats such as pre-roll and mid-roll ads, and image ads below the livestream video. Facebook reveals how it aims to support the Black community Facebook has outlined several steps ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Australia, Singapore, US, Seo, Whatsapp, United States, Brazil, Mashup, Twitch, Black, Katie Hopkins, Hopkins, Portal Facebook, Facebook Gaming

NASA ‘Photographer of the Year’

NASA isn’t typically associated with its artistic endeavors, and that should probably change. By launching the Photographer of the Year contest, NASA is seeking to give its internal photographers some much-deserved recognition. NASA photos are often released to the public domain and credited simply as “Photo by NASA,” with little acknowledgement of the photographer who made the photo possible. Maura White, NASA’s head of mission imagery, created the Photographer of the Year contest in 2018 to d...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Nasa, James Webb Space Telescope, All, Air Space, Caroline Sheen, Don Petit, Maura White, Places People Portrait, Chris Gunn, Harlen Capen, Jordan Salkin

An Instagram influencer's guide to negotiating a brand sponsorship and what contract terms to watch out for

Austen Tosone is a beauty and style influencer and beauty content director at the content creation platform Jumprope. She has 11,000 followers on Instagram and runs the blog Keep Calm and Chiffon. For many influencers, especially those primarily working on Instagram, brand sponsorships are their main source of income.  Tosone broke down her tips for negotiating a sponsorship and how to pitch a deal.  Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. For many influen...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Betterment, Facebook Twitter, Instagram Story, Katy Bellotte, Austen Tosone, Tosone, Pitch On Instagram, Instagram Tosone

Lampe à poser RECTO par Lee Yunjae

Coup de coeur en ce début de semaine pour le jeune designer coréen Lee Yunjae fondateur de son studio Jaerryfolio. Le Design n’ayant pas de frontières, j’aime à pouvoir me balader, voyager virtuellement à la découverte de nouveaux talents, des nouvelles idées.. Une veille au quotidien permettant d’alimenter le blog mais également l’ensemble de nos réseaux sociaux, comme Instagram ou plus largement Pinterest (bonne balade). ...
Tags: Books, Design, Instagram, Light, Designer, 3D, Industrial, Lighting, Prototype, Concept, Lampe, Coree, Industriel, Luminaire, Lee Yunjae, Voici donc RECTO

What Are Your Best Travel Photography Hacks?

Many of us have experienced these amazing moments when we travel, moments we want to capture forever—and then we take a bunch of terrible photos and ruin the opportunity to share or even just keep that moment as a keepsake. It’s time to change that. Read more...
Tags: Photos, Photography, Lifehacks

Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to 0-0 draw with Everton

Champions elect Liverpool returned to Premier League action with a 0-0 draw at Everton in Sunday evening’s Merseyside derby. The Reds... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Merseyside

Best 4th of July Sales 2020: Everything you need to know

4th of July 2020 is right around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: 4th of July sales.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Android, Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, 4th of July 2020

This Googler is crocheting a royal dynasty

In recent months, many of us have been taking up eclectic new hobbies while stuck at home. But Danish Googler Christine Sørensen didn’t need social distancing to inspire her unusual passion project: She was already well on her way to crocheting all 54 monarchs in Denmark’s history. We spoke with her to learn what inspired her, and how it’s had some unexpected intersections with her day job. Christine's first crochet project, Queen Margrethe I What’s your role at Google?I work in the G...
Tags: Google, New York, Instagram, Denmark, Estonia, Copenhagen, Leia, Oslo, Northern Europe, Christine, Margrethe, National Museum of Denmark, Chelsea Market, Helle Thorning Schmidt, Passion Projects, Google in Europe

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